By AOMEI / Last Updated October 29, 2020

You might need to backup iPhone photos to PC

iPhone has recorded your life, so you could take pictures and share these pictures with your friends and family. When enjoying the convenience it brings, you could also meet the data disasters it might bring. As life is uncertain, the condition of our iPhone can be unpredictable so that you should backup iPhone photos to PC in case of that bad situation happening.

Some people like to store their photos in iCloud, but the system will remind you that your iCloud storage is almost full, and you may ignore that and still store your photos on iPhone.

However, if you dropped your iPhone onto the floor, or even lost your iPhone, you could just restore the 5GB files in iCloud and have nothing to do with other files stored on your iPhone. And what if there were precious pictures and videos about your old memory? If you have backed up your data beforehand, you wouldn’t have had such annoyance. The following content would give 3 tips to help you backup iPhone photos to PC.

#1 Backup iPhone photos to computer via an easier way

To safely and swiftly backup your iPhone photos to your PC, AOMEI MBackupper could be your solution. It could perfectly help you back up your iPhone photos with simple operations. You can see all the features directly in the pane so you can find what to do as you wish. This application allows you quickly and easily back up your iPhone photos. It always gives you flexible options.

  • Preview the Photos: When you back up your iPhone, you can preview the photo on the phone and decide to backup which photos.

  • Free and Clean: There are no plug-ins or advertising. You wouldn’t be interrupted when you use it.

  • More Files: Except for photos, this application also supports backing up contacts, music, videos and short massages. You could save text message from iPhone to computer. If you have backed up all the data in one backup copy, but you just want to restore your contacts, and messages to new iPhone, you could just select contacts and messages as you backup them.

  • Widely Compatible: It supports most iPhone models from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 12 and would be perfectly compatible with the latest iOS 14. You could also use it to backup and restore iPad and iPod Touch.

Easily save and view iPhone photos within 3 steps

Step 1. Download AOMEI MBackupper for free. Connect iPhone to PC with USB cable and tap "Trust" on it.

Step 2. Click Photos Backup. Click the icon to preview and select the need photos if you want and click OK to return.

Select Pictures

Step 3. Click Start Backup and your photos would be trnasferred to computer in seconds.

Click Start Backup

You could click the Eye icon to view the backup copy or the Pin icon to locate it on your computer.

#2 Backup iPhone Photos with iCloud and download iCloud photos to PC

iCloud Photos is usually enabled when you set up iPhone you could download photos from the webstite or iCloud client. You could go to iPhone Settings > [your name] > iCloud >iCloud photos to check with it is enabled. Once you could download iCloud backup to PC in two ways,

Download iCloud photos to PC from iCloud webstite: Go to iCloud website >sign in your Apple ID > click Photos to view and download iCloud photos.

iCloud Site

Backup iPhone photos to computer from iCloud client: Download iCloud for Windows > sign in Apple ID > enable Download photos, Upload photos, or Create new folders in Options > press Win + E to enter Windows File Explorer > click the icon of iCloud Photos > click Download Pictures and Videos in the upper-left corner.

iCloud Photos

#3 Backup iPhone pictures to computer with Windows Photos

If you have successfully connect iPhone to a Windows 10 computer, Windows photos would automatically request to read your photos. If you could not see your photos, you need to troubleshoot the problem iPhone disconnecting from computer. You could manually start Windows Photos by clicking Start Button > finding Windows Photos > selecting Import.

Windows Photo


You have got 3 ways to backup iPhone photos to PC, easily saving photos to computer with AOMEI MBackupper, downloading iCloud photos to computer or importing iPhone photos to computer using Windows Photos. If you think this passage is useful, you could share it to help more people.